“Snowpocolypse” in Cooke City Raises Avalanche Danger to High
The Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center is re-issuing a Backcountry Avalanche Warning for the mountains around Cooke City this morning. Relentless snowfall and strong winds have created highly unstable conditions. Natural avalanche activity is being reported this morning and human triggered avalanches are very likely. The avalanche danger is rated high in the mountains around Cooke City. Very dangerous avalanche conditions exist. Travel in avalanche terrain is not recommended and avalanche runout zones should be avoided.
Listen to today’s avalanche conditions from GNFAC here:
Feature photo: B. Vandenbos